Truro, Cornwall, England, Great Britain

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Truro is a cathedral city and civil parish in Cornwall, England, UK. It is Cornwall's county town, only city, and its centre for administration, leisure and retail. It grew as a trade centre through its port and as a stannary town for the tin-mining industry. It gained city status in 1876 with the founding of the Diocese of Truro and became mainland Britain's southernmost city. Sights include the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro Cathedral (completed in 1910), the Hall for Cornwall and Cornwall's Courts of Justice.

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Truro has a population of over 18,766 people. Truro also forms the centre of the wider Cornwall County which has a population of over 568,210 people. Truro is ranked #626 for startups with a score of 0.25.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Truro is twinned with; 🇩🇪 Boppard, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany; 🇫🇷 Morlaix, Brittany, France.

Namesakes Several towns outside Britain have taken Truro as their name: 🇨🇦 Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada; 🇺🇸 Truro, Massachusetts, United States; 🇺🇸 Truro, Iowa, United States; 🇦🇺 Truro, Australia.

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